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Design Therapeutics to Participate in the SVB Securities Virtual Global Biopharma Conference

Design Therapeutics, Inc.
Design Therapeutics, Inc.

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Design Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSGN), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing treatments for serious degenerative genetic diseases, today announced that João Siffert, M.D., president and chief executive officer, will participate in a fireside chat during the SVB Securities Virtual Global Biopharma Conference on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. ET.

A live webcast will be available in the investor section of the company's website at and will be archived for 30 days following the presentation.

About Design Therapeutics
Design Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a new class of therapies based on its platform of GeneTAC™ gene targeted chimera small molecules. The company’s GeneTAC™ molecules are designed to either dial up or dial down the expression of a specific disease-causing gene to address the underlying cause of disease. Design is currently evaluating its lead GeneTAC™ small molecule, DT-216, in an ongoing Phase 1 clinical trial in patients with Friedreich ataxia. The company is also advancing programs in Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy and myotonic dystrophy type-1. Discovery efforts for multiple other serious degenerative disorders caused by nucleotide repeat expansions are also underway, including for fragile X syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxias, Huntington disease, spinobulbar muscular atrophy, and C9orf72-amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/frontotemporal dementia. For more information, please visit

Chelcie Lister
THRUST Strategic Communications

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Verge Scientific Communications